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Roccapina-one of the most beautiful beaches in Corsica

I need to remember to dry off the lens after I've been swimming; it was a hot day and the water felt so good

I need to remember to dry off the lens after I've been swimming; it was a hot day and the water felt so good

The best views of Roccapina are from high above so I'm borrowing this photo from google images; the dark patches are areas of Neptune grass

The best views of Roccapina are from high above so I'm borrowing this photo from google images; the dark patches are areas of Neptune grass

My automatic rental car costs more than twice what a manual would have cost; there's really no public transportation system around the island

My automatic rental car costs more than twice what a manual would have cost; there's really no public transportation system around the island

This Genoese tower lies amid of field of abstract granite formations; Roccapina has shown up on best beaches in the world lists

This Genoese tower lies amid of field of abstract granite formations; Roccapina has shown up on best beaches in the world lists

The turquoise waters and fine sand make this beach stand out on Corsica; the water stays shallow far into the bay so there were tons of little kids enjoying a day at the beach

The turquoise waters and fine sand make this beach stand out on Corsica; the water stays shallow far into the bay so there were tons of little kids enjoying a day at the beach

It would be nice to take a boat around the island since many gorgeous beaches are not accessible by car; it's just too bad the snorkeling is so dull

It would be nice to take a boat around the island since many gorgeous beaches are not accessible by car; it's just too bad the snorkeling is so dull

The water was clearer than many swimming pools; Corsica hotels are quite expensive even before the peak season in August

The water was clearer than many swimming pools; Corsica hotels are quite expensive even before the peak season in August

I enjoyed a nice long swim out to rocks at the entrance to the bay; I found a granite bed for a siesta before swimming back

I enjoyed a nice long swim out to rocks at the entrance to the bay; I found a granite bed for a siesta before swimming back

Roccapina is set in a protected nature reserve so there are no facilities and not even a place to buy a drink; the beach is down a severely rutted 2.5 km dirt road

Roccapina is set in a protected nature reserve so there are no facilities and not even a place to buy a drink; the beach is down a severely rutted 2.5 km dirt road

One of the most stunning beaches I've seen in Corsica; it's on the southwest corner of the island about 30 minutes from Bonifacio

One of the most stunning beaches I've seen in Corsica; it's on the southwest corner of the island about 30 minutes from Bonifacio

The day before I stopped at Portigliolo Beach near Propriano; the water was crystal clear and, since it was windy, there were windsurfers out

The day before I stopped at Portigliolo Beach near Propriano; the water was crystal clear and, since it was windy, there were windsurfers out

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